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Jos Gibbons's Avatar Jump to comment 11 by Jos Gibbons

I hadn't heard about the 53... error, so I calculated 51!/(13! to the 4) myself, and saw there was accidentally a double-7 in the book's printed figure, increasing it approximately 10-fold. It's also worth bearing in mind that, if your definition of a "deal" doesn't care about which person got each hand, the figure goes down by another factor of 24 to 2,235,197,406,895,366,368,301,560,000.

Sat, 30 Jun 2012 08:13:57 UTC | #948344